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High schools: Offense is Tide's best defense in 5-0 field hockey win

Sometimes a potent offense is all you need. Concord's defense spent most of yesterday's game in the midfield rather than defending its goal, the Crimson Tide field hockey team scored in the first two minutes,…

Today at 12:44AM
Truck Series driver Sauter finds major happiness in NASCAR's minor leagues

LOUDON - Johnny Sauter has seen plenty of them. They're the young drivers who come up through the Camping World Truck Series, looking for a stepping-stone on their way up the NASCAR ladder. Darrell Wallace…

Today at 12:37AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Bass fishing meet John Stark Regional High is hosting a high school fishing tournament today at Chase Park on Horace Lake in Weare. The event runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the weigh-in at 1 p.m. Bow,…

Today at 12:36AM
Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and Athletics Director Stan Wilcox announced that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended for the entire game against Clemson…

Today at 12:35AM
Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

NEW YORK - Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference yesterday, his first public statements…

Today at 12:35AM
Oritz hits two home runs as Red Sox beat Orioles, 5-3

BALTIMORE - David Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles, 5-3, last night. Although the AL East-champion Orioles…

Today at 12:34AM
Keselowski stays ahead of the field, winning pole for Sprint Cup race at NHMS

LOUDON - Sprint Cup drivers yesterday could have voted on who should be considered the favorite for tomorrow's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The result would have been unanimous. "Somehow,…

Today at 12:28AM
High school Stars of the Day

Dylan Thomson, Concord boys' soccer, goalie scored 2 goals on PKs in 4-2 win Cole Sporcic, Pembroke boys' soccer, shutout, 2 penalty-kick saves in 3-0 win Molly Hagan, John Stark field hockey, game-winning…

Today at 12:28AM
How the Chase drivers qualified

How the 16 drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship fared in yesterday's qualifying at NHMS (listed in order of current spot in the standings): 1. Brad Keselowski, 1st 2. Jeff Gordon, 13th 3.…

Today at 12:10AM
Skateboarders' additions to park will be removed by city

Ten years ago, Chris Rydel learned how to board at the skate park behind the Everett Arena on Loudon Road in Concord. A decade later, not much has changed about the place where 21-year-old Rydel had his…

Today at 12:09AM
Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentenced

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign was sentenced to more…

Sep 19
3-D printer may reinvent space

The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space. NASA is sending a 3-D printer to the International Space Station in hopes that astronauts will be able to one day fix their spacecraft by cranking out spare…

Sep 19
Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120

Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled for a second day yesterday in clashes that have killed at least 120 people and shaken the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. The violence raises fears that the chronically…

Sep 19
Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed last night to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure…

Sep 19
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes yesterday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease…

Sep 19
Yahoo cashes in with Alibaba investment

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. The latest windfall came with Alibaba's record-setting…

Sep 19
License plate scanner networks capture movements

A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are…

Sep 19
Nation & world briefs, Sept. 20

Georgia Guilty verdict in salmonella trial More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was…

Sep 19
Garcia does retail campaigning at Penacook shop

Brian Blackden, owner of Pepper Defense Supply in Penacook, thinks more needs to be done to draw young people's attention to politics. So he's supporting Marilinda Garcia's run for the 2nd Congressional…

Sep 19
2 businesses able to reopen after building fire

Fire investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed two businesses in a commercial building in Derry, New Hampshire. The fire happened Monday. Two businesses were totally…

Sep 19
Mistrial declared in trial of former health policy analyst

After several hours of deliberations, a jury in Concord announced yesterday that it could not agree on whether a former health policy analyst was wrongfully terminated in 2011 by the New Hampshire Insurance…

Sep 19
Report: 'Multiple' chances to prevent 2013 crash

A New Hampshire State Police report says maintenance on a tractor-trailer on Interstate 93 wasn't up to date when a tire came off and bounced across the lanes in Hooksett last tear, causing a crash that…

Sep 19
Satanists want to give out materials in Florida schools

A religious group called The Satanic Temple is making plans to hand out literature in Florida's Orange County Public Schools later this school year, following distributions by atheist and evangelical Christian…

Sep 19
The Insiders: An early fall Saturday in Concord, buffet style

Oh boy, is there plenty of great stuff to do today. There's almost too much happening to contain it all in one newspaper column, but lucky for you we've magically shrunken everything down and packed it…